Dragoon Soldier Cemetery
West of Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Contributed by Jean Pinick [PIRERA@aol.com]. Compiled May 15, 1983. Total records = 1.
Hunt, Samuel, Kentucky-Pvt. U S Dragoons, Sept. 11, 1835, (age 23 yrs.) Hunt grave west of Burlingame (Osage Co.) Ks. Pri. Samuel Hunt was listed as the only casualty on an otherwise successful U S Dragoons expedition to the Rocky Mountains. Hunt died on Sept. 11, 1835, on the return of the 1645 mile trip from Ft. Leavenworth and back along the Santa Fe Trail. He was buried north of the stream later named in his memory-Dragoon Creek.
Deaths & Obituaries: Newspapers 1690-Present